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Study English in Cape Town for your ‘Winter Sun’

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When it’s winter in Europe, it’s summer in South Africa. Escape to sunny Cape Town this winter to study English!

Let’s talk about November, December and January in Cape Town and what you can expect as an English student.

Any student familiar with learning English in Cape Town will tell you that the city really comes to life at the end of the year. Take an English course in Cape Town at this time and enjoy its Mediterranean-like climate and a never-ending list of things to do.

January is one of Cape Town’s busiest months, and for good reason. It’s usually hot and sunny, and there are lots of summer events to attend.

Cape Town is perfect for beaches, water sports, amazing views, outdoor activities, and adventure!

When you come to study English in Cape Town, don’t forget to pack your sandals, swimsuit, sunscreen and shorts!

With so many activities to choose from, it’s hard to pick a top 5! Why not study English in Cape Town and experience these for yourself!

Top 5 things to do in Cape Town for English students

Hike Lion’s Head

No trip to Cape Town is complete without hiking up Lion’s Head and enjoying the iconic views from the top – the perfect location for an Instagram moment! Students at our Cape Town English school love this one!

Go on a weekend safari

Take lessons at our Cape Town English school during the week and on one of your free weekends go on a safari for the ultimate taste of Africa. Experience an unbeatable safari in one of the excellent game reserves or national parks that are just a few hours from Cape Town.

Eat out!

Outdoor dining and picnics are a go! If you like food, you’ll love Cape Town. Cape Town cuisine is all about fresh, locally sourced ingredients. It won’t take you long to understand why Cape Town is regularly ranked one of the world’s food capital. Be sure to ask one of our English teachers at EC Cape Town for a recommendation!

Take a surf lesson

Catch a wave and learn to surf. Have you ever wanted to try surfing? Cape Town has warm water, beginner-friendly waves, and places to rent equipment and sign up for lessons. This is a fun activity to try with your school classmates, especially if you all have no experience.

Enjoy the sun

Soak up the sun and get your vitamin D. When summer is in full swing, the daily temperatures average between 17°C and 28°, although it can reach as high as 40°C! Sometimes the best thing to do is do nothing, so stretch out on the beach and work on your suntan.

EC Cape Town offers English courses for international students of all levels. Our English school is open all year with a minimum stay of only one week! Contact us for more information on studying English in Cape Town.

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